Dick Wolf Biography (1946-)

Full name, Richard A. Wolf; born December 20, 1946, in New York, NY; son of George (an advertising executive) and Marie G. (a homemaker; maiden name, Gaffney) Wolf; married Susan Scranton, September 5, 1970 (divorced, 1981); married Christine Marburg (a homemaker; some sources cite surname as Harburg), June29, 1983; children: Olivia Iselin, Sarina Granger, Elliot Granger.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Producer, writer
Birth Details
December 20, 1946
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Work
  • Executive Producer
  • Dying for Love, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1987
  • Masquerade, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1988
  • Producer
  • Skateboard, Universal, 1978
  • (As Richard Wolf) Gas, Paramount, 1981
  • (With Joseph Stern) No Man's Land, Orion, 1986
  • Presented By, Orion, 1986
  • Film Appearances
  • Sedgewick, Masquerade, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1988
  • Television Work
  • Creator and Executive Producer; Series
  • "Christine Cromwell," The ABC Saturday Mystery Movie, ABC, 1989-1990
  • H.E.L.P. (also known as 911), ABC, 1990
  • Nasty Boys, NBC, 1990
  • Law & Order, NBC, 1990-?
  • Mann & Machine, NBC, 1992
  • Crime & Punishment, CBS, 1993
  • South Beach, NBC, 1993
  • New York Undercover (also known as Uptown Undercover), Fox,1994-1998
  • The Wright Verdicts, CBS, 1995
  • Swift Justice, UPN, 1996
  • Feds, CBS, 1997
  • Players, NBC, 1997-1998
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law &Order: SVU), NBC, 1999-?
  • (With John August) D.C., The WB, 2000
  • Deadline, NBC, 2000
  • Arrest & Trial, syndicated, beginning in 2000
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent, NBC, 2001-?
  • Executive Producer; Series
  • (With others; and story editor) Miami Vice, NBC, c. 1986-1988
  • "Gideon Oliver," The ABC Monday Mystery Movie, ABC, 1989
  • The Human Factor, CBS, 1992
  • Trial & Error, NBC, 2001-?
  • Executive Script Consultant
  • Hill Street Blues, NBC, c. 1985-1986
  • Executive Producer; Movies
  • (And creator) Kill or Be Killed (also known as Nasty Boys II: Lone Justice), NBC, 1990
  • (And character creator) Exiled (also known as Exiled: A Law & Order Movie), NBC, 1998
  • The Invisible Man, 1998
  • Executive Producer; Pilots
  • Nasty Boys, NBC, 1989
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • Today at Night, NBC, 1994
  • Episodic
  • Intimate Portrait: Jaclyn Smith, Lifetime, 1998
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • Skateboard, Universal, 1978
  • (As Richard Wolf) Gas, Paramount, 1981
  • (With Jack Behr and Sandy Kroopf) No Man's Land, Orion, 1986
  • Dying for Love, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1987
  • Masquerade, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1988
  • (With Darryl Ponicsan; and author of story) School Ties, Paramount, 1992
  • Teleplays
  • Episodic
  • Hill Street Blues (includes episode "What Are Friends For?"), NBC,episodes between 1985 and 1986
  • Miami Vice, NBC, episodes between 1986 and 1987
  • Blue Lightning, 1987
  • "Sleep Well, Professor Oliver," an episode of "Gideon Oliver," The ABCMonday Mystery Movie, ABC, 1989
  • "Things That Go Bump in the Night," an episode of "Christine Cromwell," The ABC Saturday Mystery Movie, ABC, 1989
  • Premiere episode, H.E.L.P. (also known as 911), ABC, 1990
  • Premiere episode, Nasty Boys, NBC, 1990
  • Law & Order (includes episode "Agony"), NBC, episodes beginning in 1990
  • Premiere episode, Mann & Machine, NBC, 1992
  • Premiere episode, Crime & Punishment, CBS, 1993
  • Swift Justice, UPN, 1996
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (also known as Law &Order: SVU), NBC, episodes beginning in 1999
  • Deadline, NBC, 2000
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent, NBC, episodes beginning in 2001

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Contemporary Authors, Volume 139, Gale, 1993

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